The iconic 1949 Buick Roadmaster convertible from the 1988 movie Rain Man starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman has come under the hammer with bidding due to end on December 13th and an opening bid of $40,000. The ride features Straight-8 Fireball 8 cylinders and a modified rear suspension designed to hold the extra weight of the camera equipment and cameraman, though of course, the seats were originally brown leather and are now a pitiful red. Click through the thumbs above for a better look at what's been called the film's "third lead character."

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[via Heritage Auctions]